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Developing Critical Thresholds and Guidelines to Manage Irrigation Water Quality

Investigators
Raudales, R. E.; McCutcheon, Jeffrey R; O'Neill, MI, P.; McAvoy, RI; Berkowitz, GE, AL.
Institutions
University of Connecticut
Start date
2016
End date
2019
Objective
Objective 1: Identify barriers for adopting low-quality water sources in commercial horticultural farms in the northeastern U.S.Objective 2: Improve the understanding of water quality and the relationship with plant health and irrigation efficiency and establish critical thresholds for water treatment on horticultural farms.Objective 3: Advance education and implementation of safely using non-traditional water sources for irrigation of horticultural crops in the northeastern U.S.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
CONS2015-09127
Accession number
1009179
Categories
Sanitation and Quality Standards
Education and Training